Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Department of Maritime Archaeology Visit to Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago, Esperance, 29 April–4 May 2001

Author/s J.N Green, C. Souter and P. Baker

Year of publication 2011

Report Number: 154

The purpose of this site inspection was to make a preliminary assessment of the extent of submerged and terrestrial archaeological on Middle Island. These include:

a) Investigator Boatswain Charles Douglas grave (1803)
b) SS Penguin salvaged cargo burial site (1920)
c) Sealing/Salt workers camp (1820’s)
d) Belinda wreck inspection (1826)
e) Mary Ann wreck inspection (1876)